Germany to provide $11.7 millions for Afghanistan's people support programme

Foreign Minister said that Germany is set to provide USD 11.7 million for a program to support Afghanistan's people

Sputnik quoted Foreign Minister Heiko Maas, on Wednesday that the German Foreign Ministry will provide 10 million euros (USD 11.7 million) for Afghanistan's people support programme.


The Foreingn Minister added, "We are looking into the period after the evacuation, I spoke about this with representatives of German human rights organizations..."


Heiko Mass said these days, many representatives of NGOs, science and culture had addressed them.


Mass added, "In recent years, they have maintained a close partnership with civil society (in Afghanistan) which they would like to continue to support."


He added that to ensure this the nation is creating a support fund for those who campaigned for human rights, freedom of science and culture and want to expand specific protection programs for Afghanistan."


Heiko Mass said," we are allocating immediately 10 million euros for this."


On Sunday, the Taliban completed their takeover of Afghanistan's power by entering Kabul.


Ashraf Ghani, the President of Afghanistan has left the country to prevent what he described as bloodshed that would occur if militants had to fight.

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